Use Of Pigmented Retinal Epithelial Cells For Creation Of An Immune Privilege Site

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The present invention relates to a novel in vivo method for creation of a localized immunosuppressive environment in tissue. The method involves the transplanting of pigmented retinal epithelial cells into a mammal thereby producing a localized immunosuppressive environment. The transplanted pigmented retinal epithelial cells may also be used to produce therapeutic proteins or other biologically active molecules that may be useful in treatment of diseases.


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  • Publication: Jul 15, 1999
  • Application: Dec 31, 1998
    WO US 9827730 W
  • Priority: Jan 2, 1998
    US US 241398 A

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